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Chairwoman Maloney and Rep. Pressley Applaud FDA Eliminating Medically Unnecessary Restrictions on Mifepristone Access

Washington, D.C. (December 16, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee Member Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, issued the following statements in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to eliminate the medically unnecessary in-person dispensing requirement for […]

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Chairwoman Maloney Releases Comprehensive Staff Report Culminating the Committee’s Sweeping Drug Pricing Investigation

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 10, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the final staff report culminating the Committee’s nearly three-year investigation into pharmaceutical pricing and business practices, which was launched by the late Chairman Elijah E. Cummings.  “What the Committee has learned should be troubling to lawmakers, taxpayers, and […]

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Committee Analysis of Fossil Fuel Industry’s Lobbying Reveals Public Praise for Climate Policies Is Not Backed by Meaningful Action

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released a new staff memo analyzing lobbying data from ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, BP, and the American Petroleum Institute (API).  The memo indicates that the oil industry’s public support for climate reforms has not been matched by meaningful action to […]

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House Oversight Committee Obtains Key Evidence of President Trump’s Attempts to Overturn the 2020 Election

Washington, D.C. July 30, 2021—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released handwritten notes taken by then-Acting Deputy Attorney General Richard P. Donoghue of a December 27, 2020, phone call with former President Donald J. Trump and former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.  These notes reveal attempts by former President […]

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New Documents Show Trump Repeatedly Pressed DOJ to Overturn Election Results Before Inciting Capitol Attack

Washington, D.C. June 15, 2021 — Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released new documents showing President Trump’s efforts to pressure the Department of Justice (DOJ) to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election.  At 2:00 p.m., the Committee will hold its second hearing on the events of January […]

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Bicameral Legislation Reintroduced to Help Sustain US Postal Service

WASHINGTON, February 1, 2021—Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Tom Reed (NY-23), Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Colin Allred (TX-32) and Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) today announced reintroduction of the USPS Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation to provide the United States Postal Service (USPS) much-needed financial relief by ending the agency’s burdensome prefunding […]

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Internal Documents Show White House Advancing Ideologically Motivated Restrictions on Medical Research That Defy Science

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 14, 2020)—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr., and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Patty Murray sent a letter urging Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to halt efforts to block […]

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Chairwoman Maloney Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Request to Delay Key Aspects of 2020 Census

Washington, D.C. Apr. 13, 2020 — Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after participating in a conference call arranged earlier today by the White House to convey a request from the Trump Administration to delay key aspects of the 2020 Census as a […]

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Maloney, Raskin Call on DHS to Release Non-Violent Migrant Detainees to Prevent Coronavirus Outbreak in Detention Facilities

Washington, D.C. (Apr. 7, 2020)— Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) calling on […]

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Chairwoman Maloney Issues Statement on Trump’s Removal of IG Glenn Fine from Pandemic Response Accountability Committee

Washington, D.C. (Apr. 7, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump removed Acting Pentagon Inspector General Glenn Fine from the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee: “President Trump’s actions are a direct insult to the American taxpayers—of all political stripes—who want to […]

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Maloney and Speier Seek Documents on Secret Service’s Exorbitant Payments to Trump Properties

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee Member Jackie Speier sent a letter seeking documents from the Secret Service regarding disturbing reports of exorbitant charges at President Donald Trump’s private clubs and resorts, as well as the Administration’s failure to disclose the amount of […]

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Maloney Issues Statement on Independent GAO Finding That the President Violated Federal Law by Withholding Security Assistance from Ukraine

Washington, D.C. (Jan.16, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after the independent Government Accountability Office issued a legal opinion concluding that the Trump Administration violated federal law by withholding hundreds of millions of dollars appropriated by Congress to help Ukraine combat Russian aggression: […]

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Three Chairs Send Letter to State Department Demanding Release of Key Documents

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 23, 2019)—Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the Acting Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter to Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan regarding the Department’s […]

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Oversight Committee Threatens Subpoena if DoD Withholds Documents on Taxpayer Funds Spent at Trump Turnberry

Washington, D.C. September 10, 2019 – Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper demanding immediate compliance with the request they sent in June seeking documents relating to […]

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Three House Committees Launch Wide-Ranging Investigation into Trump-Giuliani Ukraine Scheme

Washington, DC September 9, 2019 – Today, three House Committees launched a wide-ranging investigation into reported efforts by President Trump, the President’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and possibly others to pressure the government of Ukraine to assist the President’s reelection campaign. In letters to the White House and the State Department, Chairmen Eliot L. Engel of the Committee on […]

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Oversight & Judiciary Committees investigate efforts by President, VP, other officials to spend taxpayer funds at Trump-owned properties

Washington, D.C. Sept. 6, 2019—The House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the House Committee on the Judiciary sent a series of letters requesting documents and other information regarding multiple efforts by the President, Vice President, and other Trump Administration officials to spend taxpayer funds at properties owned by the President in potential violation of […]

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Oversight Committee Approves Subpoena to White House for Emails Sent on Personal Accounts

Washington, D.C. July, 25, 2019 – Today, the Committee on Oversight and Reform voted 23 to 16 to authorize Chairman Elijah E. Cummings to subpoena emails and texts sent to or from White House officials on their personal accounts relating to official business in violation of federal law and the White House’s own records policy—documents […]

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House Holds AG Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt

Washington, D.C. July 17, 2019—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress for defying bipartisan subpoenas authorized by the Committee on Oversight and Reform and withholding key documents regarding the Trump Administration’s illegal pretext for adding a citizenship question […]

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Report: Administration’s Child Separation Policy More Harmful, Traumatic, and Chaotic Than Previously Known

Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2019)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released a staff report summarizing data obtained in response to subpoenas the Committee issued regarding the Trump Administration’s child separation policy.  The staff report states: “The information obtained by the Committee indicates that the Trump Administration’s decision to separate […]